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You have joined us at the web pages for the Hutt Valley Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists.  This site provides information for our branch members and also for anyone interested in researching their family history in the Hutt Valley area.


Our Branch generally meets twice a month at the Petone Public Library meeting room, 7-11 Britannia Street, Petone.  Evening access is via the door from the Peel Place Car Park.

Parking is available in Peel Place Car Park, next to the Libary, and accessed from either Britannia St or Richmond St.  This map shows Peel Place Car Park.

Visitors are most welcome.

Select Go to Meetings from the menu above for more information, and Coming Up to see our calendar of meeting topics and events.

August is Family History Month

Family History Poster

Look out for events in the Hutt Valley and greater Wellington region. 

A programme of events happening during August is available at the Family History Month - 2015 webpage:

Coming Up


Thursday 9 July 2015, 7.30pm

'Tracing London Ancestors' - Ann Ball

Ann Ball's presentation will include showing how historical maps can assist in family research.

Thursday 16 July 2015, 10.00am

'Dating Photographs' - Natalie Marshall and Kirsty Willis

Natalie Marshall, the Curator of the Turnbull Library Photographic Archives, and Kirsty Willis will speak about the dating and care of old photographs.  They will also let tell us about useful resources.

Natalie and Kirsty are quite happy to date, as near as possible, any old photographs that members may bring along.

2015 Annual General Meeting

For reports that were presented at the AGM on 21 May 2015, see our AGM 2015 webpage.

For more details see Meetings Coming Up.